It was 7:12am on the morning of Friday, June 8th, 2018, when I stepped out of my shower to see a friend had texted me, asking if I had heard about Anthony Bourdain’s death. I stared at my phone in stunned silence. And then I saw the news update – suicide -and I began to […]
Forwarded for Terasaki Nibei Foundation “Learn How to Wear Yukata” June 11, Tuesday, 2019, 6:00PM 11570 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 Obon festival is around the corner. Let’s learn how to wear Yukata this year to go to the festival. Ms. Sueko Oshimoto of Kimono SK will come to teach us how to […]
KESHIKI: The Landscape Within – contemporary Japanese ceramics exhibition at Japan House Los Angeles. (Cultural News Photo) Japan House Los Angeles Exhibition KESHIKI: The Landscape Within Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Brodfuehrer Collection April 17, 2019―June 9, 2019, extended to June20 Monday – Saturday: 10AM – 8PM Sunday: 10AM – 7PM Location: Hollywood & Highland […]
It is the New Yorker magazine’s most widely-read work of fiction: “Cat Person” became an online phenomenon when it was published in December 2017, and got publishing houses clamouring to snap up its talented author. Kristen Roupenian has since published a collection of short stories, “You Know You Want This”, which all explore the themes […]
The City of Paris has cracked down on electric scooters after a tumultuous year on the city’s streets. We also speak to a resistance fighter about D-Day 75 years on, and keep our eyes on the ball as the Women’s World Cup in football kicks off.
Kaigyokusai Masatsugu, The Twelve Zodiac Animals, Edo-Meiji periods, mid-to-late 19th century, ivory with staining, sumi, inlays, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection.Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA National Gallery of Art, Washington DC “The Life of Animals in Japanese Art” June 2 – August 18, 2019 https://www.nga.gov/press/exh/4874.html?utm_source=Real%20Magnet&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=140845281 As the first devoted to […]
Another Omakase restaurant recently opened its doors in Shanghai this time. Located in the foodies well known ‘Xuhui District’, the virtual labyrinth / Japanese restaurant was recently completed by Shanghai HiPop Architectural studio. A great blend between tradition and innovation where both comes together in a building dating back from the last century. The important […]
Maitri Home is a Canadian brand that’s made its name for a crafted line of cannabis accessories. Its unassuming, minimal visual identity was designed by Sébastien Paradis from Paprika studio. He highlighted the individual names of products with lacquered typography set against matte black paper packaging. Insets of subtle terrazzo-like patterns add a sophisticated feel to […]
Press freedom is declining around the world, with democratic governments joining authoritarian regimes in seeking to suppress independent journalism, a human rights watchdog said Wednesday.
They’re the superhero misfits who’ve entertained us on the big screen for nearly two decades. The X-Men are back with their new movie “Dark Phoenix”. For this latest instalment, they’re joined by new addition Jessica Chastain, as they face their most devastating enemy yet, played by “Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner. FRANCE 24’s Louise […]
Many would not have imagined Peter Perrett, the member of 1970s post-punk band “The Only Ones”, making it past 27, but in his mid-60s the artist still retains his tongue-in-cheek sense of humour. The punk poet discusses “Humanworld” – the follow up to his successful 2017 comeback album – and touring with his sons, as […]
This week, we’re taking you on a tour of one of Paris’s most iconic sites, as we mark the 350th anniversary of France’s Opera. Created by the Sun King Louis XIV in 1669, the world’s first permanent dance academy consists today of both the Garnier Palace, inaugurated in 1875, and the 30-year-old Bastille Opera.
With its plains, valleys and rocky peaks, France’s central Auvergne region has something of the Wild West about it. It’s a paradise for horse riders, be they beginners, old hands or even celebrities like French actor Thierry Lhermitte. He says the sport allows him to relax and commune with nature. More than 13,000 horse riders […]
Our oceans are in crisis. Plastic waste is seriously impacting our oceans and the untold numbers of creatures who reside in 70% of our planet. reports suggest that 100,000 marine mammals are impacted by plastics every year.
Wielding a paintbrush as a unifying force, Nelson Makamo’s artwork has made the front cover of Time Magazine and attracted collectors such as Oprah Winfrey. FRANCE 24’s reporters went to meet the artist at his new exhibition in the French capital. We also visit British sculptor Paul Day at his studio in Burgundy. Plus a […]
At the Paris cabaret hall Paradis Latin, choreographer Kamel Ouali is working with Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere. The ambitious revue they’re perfecting tells the story of a waiter whose dream of taking to the stage comes true. The dazzling costumes are by Parisian haute couture label On Aura Tout Vu. With rehearsals well underway, […]
FRANCE 24 chatted with Sting at Cannes and spoke to ER medics who say they’re being pushed to the brink. We also spoke to the UN special envoy for Libya, who bemoaned the international community’s “impotence” on bringing peace to the war-torn nation.
If you had to choose one thing the French are famous for, chances are it would be their food! They are known for eating frogs’ legs and snails, of course, but it goes beyond the clichés: gastronomy is an art form in France. Why does French food have such a good reputation and how have […]
“Sakura (Cherry Blossoms)” is an installation of 40 tapestries, each measuring 700x1950mm (approx. 27.5 x 77in), depicting the tree’s transformation through Japan’s four seasons. (Courtesy of Soho Nakano) MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim Carnegie Gallery, Complimentary Admission Japanese Black & White Artist Soho Nakano May 25 – August 11, 2019 “Sakura (Cherry Blossoms)” […]
People of African heritage are an integral part of the cultural life of Paris, though it is a side of the French capital many tourists never see. Jacqueline Ngo Mpii, author of a guide to exploring African culture in Paris, is hoping to change that.
The Bang & Olufsen’s SS19 Collection, featuring a host of limited-edition colorways and an exclusive collaboration with Kvadrat/Raf Simons in a premium product range of headphones, speakers and accessories.
Le Rosé Bleu partnered with Plastic Ocean Foundation on this very simple concept: for every bottle of Rosé bought, 100 plastic bottles are prevented from entering the ocean.
Paris jazz-flamenco quintet Alba Neiva recently released their first album, a rhythmic voyage called “Hogar”. Singer Lucile Chriqui and guitarist/composer Nils Frechilla tell FRANCE 24’s Florence Villeminot how their multiculturalism translates into a colourful cocktail in their songs.
A highly controversial law sparks tension as it threatens to restrict abortion in Georgia. The HB 481 bill prohibits abortion when doctors detect a heartbeat, typically occurring approximately within six weeks of pregnancy. However, most women are not aware that they are pregnant at this time. This bill currently awaits the consent of Georgia’s Governor […]
Doris Day, the honey-voiced singer and actress whose film dramas, musicals and innocent sex comedies made her a top star in the 1950s and ‘60s and among the most popular screen actresses in history, has died. She was 97.
What a great series that photographer Mark Seliger did during the latest 2019 Oscar night.(…) Read More about The 2019 Oscar Portrait Studio by Mark Seliger (36 words) CELEBRITY, PHOTOGRAPHY | Permalink | No comment | The post The 2019 Oscar Portrait Studio by Mark Seliger appeared first on Trendland Online Magazine Curating the Web […]
Jaffa is the oldest know port in the world – a magical place that translates the adventurous and brave history of the Middle East. Definitely one of my favorite neighborhoods in Tel Aviv with its cobbled streets, youthful nightlife and a cool Israeli vibe that permeates the curiosity and entrepreneurship that lives in the narrow […]
New Five Year Plan Andrey Vorobyev delivered an annual Appeal to the residents of the New Five-Year Plan region. Members of the Council of Federation of the Russian Federation, the regional Government, Deputies of the State and Regional Duma, Heroes of Russia, Heads of Municipalities, Honorary citizens of the Moscow Region, Veterans, Representatives of law […]
Swell Guatemala, a surf and lifestyle boutique hotel, opened in late 2018 in the ‘it’ surf destination of Guatemala, El Paredon.(…) Read More about A Designed Surf Hideaway at Swell Hotel [Guatemala] (192 words) TRAVEL | Permalink | No comment | The post A Designed Surf Hideaway at Swell Hotel [Guatemala] appeared first on Trendland […]
Adam McKay’s Vice is ‘sustained volcanic rage’